Should You Buy Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) or CA, Inc. (CA)?


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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 7th. Wedbush analyst M. Katri now anticipates that the information technology service provider will earn $1.04 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $1.02. Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 18.57% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending.

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. The stock increased 1.21% or $2.54 during the last trading session, reaching $213.46. About 353,617 shares traded.

Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 with a yield of 0.79%. It has underperformed by 11.20% the S&P500.

News articles about Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ:CTSH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. CTSH's profit will be $518.89M for 21.87 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. The information technology service provider reported $0.98 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.13.

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Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 36 sales for $45.65 million activity. Breakiron-Evans Maureen sold $862,011 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) on Monday, August 7. fox John nelson JR had sold 19,500 shares worth $1.40M on Tuesday, December 12. RAMAKRISHNAN CHANDRASEKARAN sold $1.80 million worth of stock. CTSH comes in with a P/S ratio of 3.1 that's greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (2.85) and its peers (5.26). On Wednesday, August 16 Veeraraghavachary Srinivasan sold $180,000 worth of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH) or 2,500 shares. 34,437 shares were sold by Mehta Rajeev, worth $2.50M on Tuesday, September 12. On Tuesday, October 10 the insider CHATTERJEE DEBASHIS sold $162,060. Cognizant Technology Solutions has a 1 year low of $51.52 and a 1 year high of $77.14. (NASDAQ:CTSH), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. had 76 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, October 25 report. Morgan Stanley upped their target price on Cognizant Technology Solutions from $74.00 to $77.00 and gave the company an "equal weight" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $80.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report. The stock of Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) earned "Hold" rating by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, October 9. Cowen & Co has "Buy" rating and $80.0 target. The stock of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN) earned "Hold" rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, October 11. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, July 4 with "Hold". Wellington Mngmt Group Llp invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Bradley Foster Sargent Ct invested 0.13% in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy" on Thursday, August 3. The company now has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $81.98. The institutional investor held 6.89 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.71B, down from 7.98M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for CTSH producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 1.26% and for the month booked as 1.21%. Its down 0.15, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 37 investors sold Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation shares while 296 reduced holdings. 99 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 5,518,200 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,715,442. 12,600 are held by Ingalls Snyder Ltd Limited Liability Company. Weiss Multi accumulated 60,000 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Tower Limited Co (Trc) owns 2,695 shares. Cognizant Technology Solutio now has $44.72B valuation. Paloma Prtn Management reported 29,775 shares stake. Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL's holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation were worth $18,120,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Intrust Commercial Bank Na reported 10,805 shares. Forte Llc Adv reported 30,725 shares. Bender Robert And Associates has invested 3.67% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). BidaskClub upgraded Cognizant Technology Solutions from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday. Moreover, Sei Invests has 0.02% invested in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH).

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $8.90 million activity. CHINTAMANENI RAMAKRISHNA PRASAD had sold 5,462 shares worth $393,264.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.27, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. 35 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 16,716 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Ferguson Wellman Cap stated it has 2,175 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The New York-based Comml Bank Of Ny Mellon Corporation has invested 0.01% in Tempur Sealy International, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) for 22,158 shares. Capital Wealth Planning Limited Co reported 21,000 shares. Massachusetts Ser Ma holds 0.01% in PNM Resources, Inc. Fred Alger Management stated it has 0.85% of its portfolio in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH). Utd Fincl Bank Va stated it has 68,637 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 396,511 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Viking LP holds 358,790 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. 75,278 were accumulated by Goelzer Investment Mngmt. Advisor Prtn Lc invested in 0.16% or 11,097 shares.

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